Frank Wright

Frank’s father Frederick William Penn Wright married Mary Jane Hughes 7th September 1888 in Wavertree Liverpool

Frank Wright born 16th June 1896 and baptized 1st July 1896 at St Catherine’s Church Edgehill Liverpool living at 30 Acton St Liverpool

The Wright family in 1901 living 47 Lindley St Edgehill liverpool

In 1911 Frank Wright aged 15 and employed as a Farm Servant living with Father William and Mother Mary.(William and Mary married 23 years in 1911) Frank living with brothers Ernest aged 7, David Charles aged 3, sisters Maude aged 12, Florence aged 9. Family living at 32 Rose St Woolton. Franks brother Frederick in 1911 with the 2nd Battalion The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

According to Local newspaper Frank was a member of Woolton Boy Scouts and the Bible Class . The article mentions Frank was of a cherry disposition his letters home were always of the most optimistic tone. He has been wounded suffered from gas poisoning and had an attack of the measles. Serving most of his time as a Officers servant Frank and a comrade were struck by the same shell and killed practically on the same spot. Franks father 47 years old and in the Home Defence Corps on guard duty. The Article mentions Franks brother Frederick being in East Africa were Frederick was was killed in November 1914.

Franks pension record Mother Mrs. Mary Anne Wright living at 8 Cobden St Woolton .

Frank Wright

Franks name on Thepvial Memorial France

Private Frank Wright serial number 9051 serving in the 4th Bn Kings Liverpool Regiment died on 18th August 1916.

Private Frank Wright Remembered with Honour Thepvial Memorial Somme France.